Cruise & IVV-Walking

Thinking now "... rounding on the promenade deck .."? Not correct! Come on with us on an extraordinary hiking tour ...

Italy - France - Ballearen - Spain - Italy ... you "enter" into fascinating harbor towns and "walk" on adventurous hikes.

Every day a new destination, every day a new country, a new culture, new culinary delicacies, every day new sights - this hiking tour will be in a very memorable way and makes it a special experience.

Walk today in Italy, tomorrow in France, and take over in Spain ... explore different landscapes, regions and culture.


Day 1 - Arrival Genoa // BoardingSunday / May 13th

Arrival on your on in Genoa Airport, Italy, untill 2 pm. Transfer from the Airport to the Cruise Terminal. 6 pm departure. Welcome Cocktail on board. Boardprogram.

Day 2 - Cote d`Azur // FranceMonday / May 14th

Arrival in Cannes at the Cote d’Azur around 8 am. We have to tender for the city sightseeing of Cannes and walk around Cap d’Antibes. First of all we go by coach to Antibes, situated in between Cannes and Nice on the Cote D’Azur. First we will see the superbly preserved medieval town, the cathedral, the 17th century Château Grimaldi, the Picasso Museum and Port Vauban with the numerous high end yachts before we will go to Cap Antibes where we will have great views of the surrounding coastline on our walk around the Cap. Don’t forget your camera. Finally we will return to Cannes, welknown for the “Cannes Film Festival”. You will have time to explore on your own before you return to the ship.

Day 3 - Mallorca / Baleric Island // SpainTuesday / May15th

In the morning you will enjoy the activities on board, before we will arrive at 2 pm in Palma de Mallorca, the capital town of the island. On our sightseeing walk through the town we will see the historic Gothic fortress “Castel de Bellver”. Further on we will visit outside and inside the Gothic Cathedral “El Seu”, built in 1230 on the fountains of an ancient mosque with its spectacular setting on the baycliff. Opposite is the Alamudaina Palace former Moorish Palace and still residence of the Spanish King. The old fish market “Sa Llotja” is one of the best examples of civil Gothic architecture in Spain. Spanish tradition kept alive at the Plaza de Toros, where bullfighting events still take place and last but not least we will be at the Plaza Major, where you will find all the nice restaurants and shops in the surrounding.

Day 4 - Barcelona // SpainWednesday / Mai 16th

First highlight of your guided walk through Barcelona is the Columbus Statue, built to the commemorate Columbus first voyage to America. From here we will walk along the lively Ramblas and finally enter in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter for a glimpse of the town hall and the Barcelona Cathedral. We will left the Gothic Quarter at Plaza Catalunya to see the works of the master architect Antoni Gaudi the Casa Batlló and Casa Milà before we go by public transport to one of the highlights of Barcelona the Sagrada Familia. We will get know Gaudi’s masterpiece inside and outside, which is still under construction. Use the rest of the day for your own tour experiences.

Day 5 - Ajaccio / Corisa Island // FranceThursday / May 17th

Corsica is the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean and belongs to France. Ajaccio is famous in the world for the beautiful places and the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte .

Day 6 - Civitavecchia / Rom // ItalyFriday / May 18th

Today the bus will bring you in 1,5h to the citycenter of Rome.

First up is an outside look at the Colosseum, built between A.D. 70-80 and still the world’s largest amphitheatre, after which you will move on to the nearby ruins of the Roman Forum, once the centre of Roman public life. Moving on past Piazza Santi Apostoli, you will make your way to the butterfly-shaped Piazza di Spagna. Situated at the bottom of the Spanish Steps, home to the Fontana della Barcaccia (Fountain of the Old Boat) and surrounded by stunning Roman Baroque architecture, this is certainly one of Rome`s most iconic spots. Following some time to call your own to go shopping or have lunch in one of the numerous nearby cafés, bars and restaurants, you will continue your walk past the Pantheon, one of Rome’s best-preserved ancient Roman temples, en route to your next highlight: the Roman Baroque Piazza Navona. If the times allows we will pass over the Tiber to the St. Peter's Square to visit the Basilica independently.

Day 7 - La Spezia / Cinque Terre // ItalySaturday / Mai 19th

Although Cinque Terre is Italian for five lands, the name actually refers to the five picturesque villages of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore that sit like little jewels along the Ligurian coastline and together count as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here we will arrange a walk along the coastline from town to town, afterwards you will have some free time to explore the cosy streets before boarding again.

Day 8 - Genoa // ItalySunday / May 20th

At 8 pm arrival in Genoa and disembarking. Transfer to the Airport to go home on your individual flight or going further on to Sicily and participate at the IVV Europiad.

*** End of the tour****

Connection program Participation in the 4th IVV-Europiade

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Services included:

  • The sightseeing tour program at the harbors
  • Transfer Airport Genoa – harbor // harbor –  Airport Genoa
  • Booked category on board: indoor cabin, occupancy by 2 persons
  • Fullboard on board  (Breakfast, lunch, teatime, dinner)  in the main restaurant
  • Buffet restaurant 20h a day  
  • Local taxes
  • Board entertainment program
  • Panorama Fitness Center, Swimmingpool, Open Air Sport equipment
  • Embarking Fees
  • Baggage delivery embarkation/disembarkation
  • IVV Stamps
  • PTA Tours guide from/to Genova harbor
  • Tipps

Services not included: 

  • Flight to Genoa
  • Drinks
  • 24 hours room service
  • Individual expenses
  • Entrance Fees
  • Travel cancellation insurance and other travel insurances


  • Ocean view double occupancy per Person              xxx,--  Euro
  • Balcony double occupancy per Person                    xxx,--  Euro
  • Single supplement only Interior Occupancy              xxx,-- Euro


Terms of Travel:

Travel price € per person interior double occupancy

Deposit: 20% of the travel price when booking, plus insurance fees. Flight tickets are fully payable upon booking.

We ask you to pay the balance 28 days prior to arrival.

Subject to availability on the date of booking, currency fluctuations, hotel, flight and program changes.

Subject to errors and misprints.

Price: July 2017

Number of participants:

Minimum number of participiants 20 persons

Entry requirements:

The German Foreign Office, (only citizens of the FRG), provides information on entry and vaccination regulations. We would be happy to provide you with information about our visa / immigration services.

Cancellation charges:

  • Until 90 days before departure date 25% of the total travel amount
  • Until 60 days before departure date 30% of the total travel amount
  • Until 30 days before departure date 50% of the total travel amount
  • Until 22 days before departure date 60% of the total travel amount
  • Until 15 days before departure date 80% of the total travel amount
  • From 14 days prior departure date until 1 day before departure date 95% of the total travel amount.
  • On departure date 100% of the total travel amount

For booked flights, 100% cancellation costs apply as from the date of issue.

Incidentally  the terms and conditions of the ‚Deutschen Reisebüro Verbandes (DRV)’ are applicable, which we can send you on request. Place of fulfillment and  court of jurisdiction is Viersen, Germany.